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Intra-operative internal jugular vein thrombosis complicating microvascular free flap transfer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22763140     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Internal jugular vein thrombosis is rare. It is often secondary to prolonged central venous cannulation and associated with local or distant malignancy. The authors present a case of intra-operative thrombosis of the internal jugular vein which complicated subsequent microvascular anastomosis of a radial forearm free flap. The management of the intra-operatively thrombosed internal jugular vein and alternative anastamotic options for the free flap are discussed.
Authors:
B Castling; C Fowell; S Bhatia
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1399-0020     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605826     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust, Shrewsbury Royal Hospital, UK.
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